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Crowley First to Order Mitsui’s ME-GI Engines

Crowley First to Order Mitsui’s ME-GI Engines

Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co., Ltd.  has received the first order for electronically controlled gas injection diesel engine (ME-GI) from Crowley Maritime Corporation.   MAN B&W 8S70ME-C8.2-GI will be installed on 2 x 2,400 TEU + 400 vehicles ConRo ships to be built by VT Halter Marine Inc. ME-GI is a diesel cycle dual fuel engine based […]

Christening of LNG Hybrid Barge Set for SMM

Christening of LNG Hybrid Barge Set for SMM

Visitors of this year’s SMM trade fair in Hamburg will be given a special treat, as an LNG Hybrid Barge is scheduled to be christened during the fair, Hamburg-based Becker Marine Systems announced.   “We have developed special drive systems for this and are happy to be presenting our LNG Hybrid Barge at SMM,” said […]

Update: Wärtsilä Divests Its Shares in QMD JV

Update: Wärtsilä Divests Its Shares in QMD JV

Wärtsilä has made plans to divest its shares in the Qingdao Qiyao Wärtsilä MHI Linshan Marine Diesel Co. Ltd (QMD), the joint venture company established for manufacturing large low-speed marine diesel engines.   Wärtsilä’s shares in the joint venture will be transferred to the current majority shareholder, Qingdao Qiyao Linshan Power Development Co Ltd, a company […]

GE, LR Targeting Customers for Their Gas Turbine Systems

GE, LR Targeting Customers for Their Gas Turbine Systems

GE Marine and Lloyd’s Register have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to identify potential gas turbine-powered commercial ship projects.   “Through the MOU we will identify target segments and commercial customers for our highly-efficient marine gas turbine systems,” said Brien Bolsinger, Vice President, Marine Operations, GE Marine, Evendale, Ohio. “GE already has an established […]

Rising Demand for WTS Inert Gas Systems on Japanese Market

Rising Demand for WTS Inert Gas Systems on Japanese Market

Wilhelmsen Technical Solutions has secured multiple orders to supply its Maritime Protection Dry Inert Gas Generator (DIGG) systems for installation on LNG carriers under construction at Japan Marine United’s Tsu shipyard.   Two DIGG units will be installed on two gas carriers under construction for Japanese owners Tokyo LNG Tanker Co., Ltd./Mitsui O.S.K. Lines Ltd […]

Hyde Marine Strikes BWTS Partnerships

Hyde Marine Strikes BWTS Partnerships

Hyde Marine, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Calgon Carbon Corporation, has established two partnership agreements for installation of the chemical free Hyde GUARDIAN Gold™ Ballast Water Treatment System (BWTS) for international markets.   Hyde Marine is partnering with Grand Bahama Shipyard (GBS) for installation of the Hyde GUARDIAN Gold BWTS, for vessels docking at […]

Hyundai’s Anti-Collision System Testing the Water

Hyundai’s Anti-Collision System Testing the Water

Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. (HHI), has developed Hyundai Intelligent Collision Avoidance Support System (HiCASS), the first of its kind in South Korea, to ensure safe and optimum navigation of the vessels.   The system searches the optimum sea routes and prevents collisions by automatically detecting potential obstacles such as ships and reefs within 50 km. […]

Satellites to Cover Marine Traffic Blind Spots

Satellites to Cover Marine Traffic Blind Spots

European Space Agency (ESA) will improve the identification and tracking of seafaring vessels anywhere on Earth from 2018 under a public–private partnership with LuxSpace of Luxembourg and exactEarth of Canada, ESA said in a release.   Existing marine traffic control, which is based on radio links, is limited to coastal areas and even near shore […]

Cargotec Reverses MacGregor’s Separate Listing

Cargotec Reverses  MacGregor’s Separate Listing

Cargotec has decided to reverse earlier plans to separately list its MacGregor business, as said in a press release on Friday.   “Cargotec’s Board of Directors expects that shareholder value will be best created by fully focusing on the integration of newly acquired businesses into MacGregor and by delivering profitable growth within the new MacGregor […]

Readers’ Pick of the Week (July 14-18, 2014)

Readers’ Pick of the Week (July 14-18, 2014)

VIDEO: Float-On and Transport of Costa Concordia Onboard Dockwise Vanguard Following the successful parbuckling of Costa Concordia, and in anticipation of the pending refloat, Dockwise, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V., provides…Read more LPG Tanker Attacked by Pirates off Trinidad An LPG tanker has fallen victim to a pirate attack in the vicinity […]

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